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This collection features vintage educational films from a variety of sources. Films intended for educational purposes are an enormous, often neglected part of the twentieth century media landscape. Archived here are corporate and government sponsored films; classroom academic films instructing students in science and the humanities, and classroom guidance films on sex education, manners, and morality; military training films; medical films aimed at the public or at health practitioners; religiou...



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This collection features vintage educational films from a variety of sources. Films intended for educational purposes are an enormous, often neglected part of the twentieth century media landscape. Archived here are corporate and government sponsored films; classroom academic films instructing students in science and the humanities, and classroom guidance films on sex education, manners, and morality; military training films; medical films aimed at the public or at health practitioners;...
Topics: educational, 16mm Film
Educational Films
by Paradise Pictures (Firm)
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A musical comedy about a young student who is trying to woo the most popular girl in the school
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Topics: Short films, Schools, Short films
Educational Films
by AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
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eye 31,539
favorite 56
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Words of F.D.R. spoken by Charlton Heston ; narrator, Arthur Kennedy ; consultant, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, New Deal (1933-1939), Industrial relations, New Deal, 1933-1939, Labor...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Berger, John; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
movies
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favorite 62
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Produced by the BBC
Topics: Commercial art, Commercial art
Educational Films
by Wombat Productions.
movies
eye 30,461
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Combines rare film clips, stills, and interviews in a chronicle of the fifty years of horror film production. Covers the early days of Nosferatu to today's so-called spatter movies. The Horror of it all  Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: Horror films, Horror films
Educational Films
by Marshall, John, 1932-2005; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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eye 22,516
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VHS
Topics: N!ai, 1942-, N!ai, 1942-, !Kung (African people), !Kung (African people), Ethnology, Ethnology,...
Educational Films
by Dall, Christine; Calliope Film Resources, Inc; California Newsreel (Firm)
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From WorldCat: Blues music has its roots in the work songs, hollers, and spirituals of generations of black field hands--and blossomed into an art form in its own right during the social and economic transformations of African-American life in the early 20th century. Ma Rainey took the blues to a wider audience with traveling vaudeville shows, while Mamie Smith's recordings broke down barriers for black artists of all musical genres. With dozens of rare renditions of early blues songs, this...
Topics: African Americans, Blues (Music), Women musicians
Educational Films
by Guilbert, Jean Paul; Walt Disney Productions
movies
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Niok Points out the world-wide importance of rice as a principal food and describes methods of growing it. Shows steps being taken to improve the quantity and quality of rice.
Topics: Animal Stories., Disney Films., Entertainment.
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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favorite 64
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An animated version of Rudyard Kipling's tale of a mongoose who is saved from a storm by a boy and his parents, and then becomes the family's defender against the dreaded cobras that roam the compound. Other films in this series: Mowgli's Brothers (TV special) The White Seal (TV special) See also: The Cricket in Times Square (TV special) Yankee Doodle Cricket (TV Special)
Topics: Animated films, Children's films, Animal films, Mongooses, Animal films, Animated films, Children's...
Educational Films
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favorite 5
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A story about Johnny Lingo, who bargains for a wife according to the tradition of the island, showing how the self-worth of an individual is augmented by love and esteem. Dramatizes the conflict between President Andrew Johnson and the Republicans in Congress over policies of reconstruction. Traces Johnson's career from the time of secession showing him as the Union military governer of Tennessee, as Lincoln's running mate in 1864, and as President. Describes impeachment charges and acquittal,...
Topics: Johnny Lingo, Personal values, Social values, Culture (Social sciences), Emotions, Personality...
Educational Films
by D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-; NBC Television Network; Edgar J. Scherick Associates
movies
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comment 1
Title from data sheet
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Topics: D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-, D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-, D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-, Ballet, Dance for...
A/V Geeks
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This 14-minute film is designed to create an atmosphere in which people can speak seriously and openly about their thoughts and feelings concerning sexual behavior. The film concerns the conflict a young couple faces because of their different attitudes toward sex. At the point of maximum tension, the film ends and a narrator appears and poses questions to elicit a discussion of feelings, attitudes, and values. The publisher indicates that this film is appropriate for senior high students,...
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Topics: Adolescence, Sex instruction, Sex role.
Educational Films
movies
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favorite 45
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Demonstrates through extensive use of X-ray motion pictures, some of the characteristics of speech sound articulation in normal speakers. Biologist and author Lewis Thomas demonstrates the individuality and interconnectedness in nature through his observations of various creatures, including the courtship of blue crabs, ferocious fights between sea anemones, tiny worms with tinier plants inside them, and termites which turn out to be committees of dozens of different organisms.
Topics: Normal Speech Aarticulation, Speech, Language arts, Reading
Educational Films
by Video Arts Limited
movies
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favorite 26
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Booklet title: How to run a meeting
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Topics: Meetings, Communication in management, Communication in management, Meetings
Educational Films
by Mark Catesby; Colonial Williamsburg, inc.
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From WorldCat: Presents a dramatization of the extended field trip made by Mark Catesby in colonial Virginia and the ultimate publication of his two-volume illustrated natural history of the birds, animals, plants, reptiles and fish he observed and sketched in the new world. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Portrays the story of Mark Catesby, an./ia ish botanist who visited his sister in Williamsburg from 1712 to 1719 and wrote and...
Topics: Natural history, Natural history
Educational Films
by Swedish Institute for Sexual Research
movies
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This film investigates the increasingly wide-spread incidence of sexual dysfunction associated with traffic accidents, disease and other trauma
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Topics: People with disabilities, Wounds and injuries, Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological, Wounds and...
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
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John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the computer and the methods and philosophy involved in his computer film making. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Demonstrates and explains experiments by John Whitney with computer - produced motion graphics, showing the use of lines and dots to produce parallel and related pair structural relationships w.ich move in depth as well as time. Analyzes Whitney's film permutations as...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
movies
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comment 1
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Topics: Anthropology- Cultural., Colonialism., Human behavior., History- Universal.
Educational Films
by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films (U.S.)
movies
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Uses demonstration - experiments in water and glycerine to illustrate boundary layer concepts and phenomena. Demonstrates fusion welding from operation and adjustment of the welding equipment to multipass fusion welding of heavy steel plate. Uses animation and live action to show the proper torch, rod movement, and weld puddle control techniques.
Topics: Fluid dynamics, Boundary layer, Boundary layer, Fluid dynamics
Educational Films
by Mayer, Henry, 1914-; Espar, Sheri Gillette; Perennial Education, inc
movies
eye 6,433
favorite 20
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A Baby is Born Life of a nine-year-old autistic boy at home and at Loyola University's Child Guidance Center.
Topics: Childbirth, Childbirth
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
movies
eye 4,748
favorite 52
comment 0
Also issued as videocassette
Topic: East Timor News Agency
Educational Films
by Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893; Duquette, Tony; Robbie, Seymour
movies
eye 10,798
favorite 55
comment 0
Telecast on ABC-TV on December 13, 1968
Topics: Meyer, Lynda, Mills, Hayley, Meyer, Lynda, Mills, Hayley, San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco...
Educational Films
by Oppenheimer, Joan L. Francesca, baby; Martin Tahse Productions
movies
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favorite 9
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Producer, Martin Tahse
Topics: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc, Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc, Youth, Children of...
A/V Geeks
by Joan Cohen; Joan Pearlman
movies
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Film presents a series of vignettes on the subject of women who are growing older.
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Topic: gender
Educational Films
by National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.); National Educational Television and Radio Center
movies
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favorite 32
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Schizophrenia: The Shattered Mirror Demonstrates secondary flows caused by the imposition of primary-flow pressure gradients on low-momentum fluid in sheer layers. Includes in the demonstrations secondary flows in a free vortex, in a rotating body of fluid, and in a bend in a channel. Features Edward S. Taylor.
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Topics: Schizophrenia, Schizophrenia
Educational Films
by Bauman, Suzanne; Filmakers Library, inc; Women of Summer, Inc; Bryn Mawr College
movies
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The Women of Summer SummaryReveals that from 1921 to 1938, 1700 blue collar women participat./ia ma controversial and inspired educational experiment known as the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers. Shows that the program changed their lives forever and has left a legacy meriting public awareness. The School was funded by prominent capitalists such as the Rockefellers, DuPonts and Carnegies, and introduced women workers of every./ia mand nationality to the realm of humanistic and...
Topics: Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry, Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in...
Educational Films
by Heckel, Sally; Glaspell, Susan, 1882-1948. Jury of her peers; Texture Films, inc
movies
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Short films, Farm life, Women, Short films
Educational Films
by Carrighar, Sally. One day at Teton Marsh; Walt Disney Productions; Buena Vista Distribution Co. Walt Disney 16 mm Films
movies
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One Day at Teton Marsh SummaryDescribes the wildlife in a swamp where animals and birds are free and nature reigns supreme. Based on a book by Sally Carrighar. Documentary of a writer who became a manic-depressive. Swinging in mood from ecstasy to severe depression, his symptoms of alienation and withdrawal are shown at home and in the hospital.
Topics: Marsh ecology, Zoology, Animal behavior, Animal behavior, Marsh ecology, Zoology
Educational Films
by Reichert, Julia; Klein, James; New Day Films
movies
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Cameraman, James Medalia Describes the socialization of the American woman through a personal look into the lives of six females ranging from kindergarten age to middle age. Shows the influence of such forces as parents, teachers, guidance counselors, the media, advertising, pop music, and marriage Summary Describes the physical and emotional changes that occur when a girl begins her menstrual cycle. Shows, using animated illustrations, the adult female anatomy, the reproduction cycle, and how...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Women, Socialization, Women (Social sciences), Sex education, Human...
Educational Films
by Walt Disney Productions; Walt Disney Educational Materials Company
movies
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favorite 49
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Water Birds Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Members of several northern California Indian tribes describe their way of life before the imposition of a foreign culture. Explores effects of conventional white-oriented educational programs such as loss of cultural heritage and identity. Native American teachers discuss historical methods of Indian education and ways that both methods and content might be incorporin the mainstream of American...
Topics: Water birds, Water birds
Educational Films
by Rocky Mountain Productions; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
movies
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favorite 5
comment 2
Antonia: a Portrait of the Woman Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents a portrait of Antonia Brico, an internationally known orchestra conductor of the 1930s. Chronicles her founding of a community orchestra and her love of music and life.
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Topics: Brico, Antonia, Brico, Antonia
Educational Films
by Consortium of Public Television Stations; Yale University. Films; PBS Video
movies
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Reviews how an Iowa third-grade class learned the realities of prejudice and discrimination through a class exercise, portrayed in the film ""Eye of the Storm"". Rejoins the teacher and her students 15 years later, as they share their observations on the experience. Introduces algorithms. Follows step-by-step procedures for solving problems, for addition and subtraction. Emphasizes understanding of the basic principles involved in each step of an arithmetic process rather...
Topics: Elliott, Jane, Elliott, Jane, Elliott, Jane, Community Elementary School (Riceville, Iowa),...
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
movies
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Mowgli's Brothers is a 1976 television animated special directed by American animator Chuck Jones. It tells a story about a human baby called Mowgli who is adopted by jungle wolves, from whom he learns about love, justice, and the jungle code of loyalty. He must eventually assert his humanity to save his wolf parents from a tiger's malevolent influence. A largely faithful adaptation of the first chapter of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book ,  it originally aired on CBS on February 11, 1976. ...
Topics: Children's films, Wolves, Jungles, Children's films
Educational Films
by Munro, Alice, 1931- Boys and girls; Atlantis Films; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; Beacon Films
movies
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Title from data sheet
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Topics: Children's films, Motion pictures, Parent and child, Foxes, Children's films, Motion pictures
Educational Films
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
movies
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The Case of the Ancient Astronauts Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the claims made by Erich Von Daniken in his book Chariots Of The Gods that astronauts from other worlds have already visited Earth, and have left evidence, such as the pyramids and the statues on Easter Island. Takes the position that Von Daniken's book contains inaccuracies, unrelated facts and unsubstantiated evidence.
Topics: Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Erinnerungen an die Zukunft (Däniken,...
Educational Films
by Video Yesteryear
movies
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comment 1
VHS
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Mount Everest Expedition (1953), Mount...
Educational Films
by Peace River Films; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
movies
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comment 1
Title from data sheet
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Topics: Pond animals, Pond animals, Pond animals
Educational Films
by Bewley, J. Derek, 1943-; Black, Michael, 1932-
movies
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favorite 61
comment 1
Freeway Phobia Summary Demonstrates proper freeway driving techniques. Describes various driving hazards, such as faulty car maintenance, loose objects within the car, badly loaded trailers, inadequate fuel supply and inconsiderate and dangerous drivers. Features cartoon character, Goofy.
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Topics: Seeds, Germination
Educational Films
by Goodman, Robert J; Wayne State University. Audio-Visual Utilization Center
movies
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favorite 63
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Traces the various influences which have led to the present street patterns of metropolitan Detroit
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Streets, Detroit, United States, Detroit, United States
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
movies
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favorite 26
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British General Sir Richard O'Connor, commander of the Western Desert Forces, reminisces, blaming himself for the "error" of dividing the strength of his troops to help in Greece. Later, the day is won by Montgomery and his troops. A delightful sidelight is the morale-building force of Montgomery's famous hats. British General Sir Richard O'Connor, commander of the Western Desert Forces, reminisces, blaming himself for the "error" of dividing the strength of his troops to...
Topics: The World at war. / Part 8. The Desert, North Africa 1940-1943, World War (1939-1945), World War,...
Educational Films
by Marshall, John K
movies
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Photography and narration, John K. Marshall; filmed on a 1957 expedition sponsored by Peabody Museum, Harvard University and the Smithsonian Institution With study guide
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dance, Rites and ceremonies, San (African people), Anthropology,...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Nielsen-Ferns Ltd
movies
eye 1,916
favorite 11
comment 1
Also issued as videocassette
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Zetterling, Mai, 1925-1994, Zetterling, Mai, 1925-1994, Travel
Educational Films
by Walt Disney Productions; Walt Disney Educational Materials Company
movies
eye 4,457
favorite 16
comment 0
Originally released in 35 mm. in 1953
Topics: Musical instruments, Musical instruments
Educational Films
by Harris, Hilary; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
movies
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favorite 7
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Presents the most important relationships and events in the lives of the Nuer, Nilotic people in Sudan and on the Ethiopian border. Demonstrates the vital significance of cattle and their central importance in all Nuer thought and behavior
Topic: Nuer (African people)
Educational Films
movies
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favorite 54
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'Now Is the Time' featured actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis doing in-studio readings from the passionate writings of American Negroes as cameras caught on-location illustrative and impressionistic films of Philadelphia Negroes. A unique anthology of American Negro attitudes from the earliest days of subservience to current times of heightened self-respect." Includes footage of a church service, elderly women, children playing, decayed apartment buildings, protest marches and rallies, lunch...
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Topics: Poetry, African Americans, African Americans, Poetry
Educational Films
by Gullahorn-Holecek, Barbara; Dee, Ruby; WGBH Educational Foundation; Ambrose Video Publishing
movies
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favorite 13
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Narrated by Ruby Dee
Topics: Anthropological ethics, Anthropological ethics
Educational Films
by Levikoff, Ruth E; Carousel Films
movies
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favorite 5
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Women truck drivers, Women truck drivers, Truck driving, Women truck drivers
Educational Films
by McGraw-Hill Book Co.
movies
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favorite 210
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View From Space A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the Earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts.
Topics: Educational Film, Space sciences, Space (Astronomy), Earth, Astronomical photography
Educational Films
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favorite 17
comment 0
Roots: 3 Part 1 the Slave Summary Explains that the slave rebellion aboard the Lord Ligonier is quickly put down. Tells how the ship anchor./ia metadata rootsKunta Kinte is bought by plantation owner John Reynolds.
Topics: Series: Roots, Series: Roots (1977), Television broadcasting, Slavery (United States), African...
Educational Films
by Education Development Center; National Institute of Education (U.S.)
movies
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With teacher's guide and resource book
Topics: Teenage girls, Adolescent psychology, Teenage girls, Adolescent psychology, City and town life,...
Educational Films
by Wolper Productions
movies
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favorite 77
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Hollywood: The Golden Years Traces the growth of the motion picture industry from nickelodeon days to the advent of sound. Features such stars as Charles Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Rudolph Valentino, and Greta Garbo, and points out the important contributions of directors such as D.W. Griffith. Includes clips from the Mack Sennett comedies and from the films Flesh and the devil, Wings, and The Big parade. Ends with All Jolson in The Jazz singer, a film important in the beginning...
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Topics: Educational Film, Film and video, United States (1900-1950), United States (1900-1950), Film and...
Educational Films
by Bird, Lance; Johnson, Tom; Robards, Jason; Hirson, Kate
movies
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The World of Tomorrow Reel 2 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.), New York World's Fair, Exhibitions, Documentary...
Educational Films
by Hartley Productions, New York. [from old catalog]
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eye 21,171
favorite 267
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Discusses the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Shows how Buddhist chants synchronized with striking psychedelic pictures, turn the mind inward and induce a state of meditation which is basic to Zen teaching. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Discusses the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Depicts how Buddhist chants, synchronized with striking psychedelic pictures, turn the mind inward and induce a state of meditation which is basic to Zen...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zen Buddhism, Buddhist chants, Philosophy, Meditation
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Educational Films
by Educational Broadcasting Corporation. NET Division
movies
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Anxiety: the Endless Crisis SummaryExamines a wide range of anxiety - producing situations and discusses the difference between state anxiety, which is temporary because it is ./ia metadatapecific objective situation and trait anxiety, which is persistent because it is a personality trait. Explains physiological and mental reactions to anxiety. Uses art treasures in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., to show the development of Western art, starting with the 13th century, including...
Topics: Anxiety, Anxiety
Educational Films
by Karen Kramer Films
movies
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An in-depth portrait of a snake cult in Jolo, W. Va. Depicts a snake hunt in the mountains, two serpent-handling services, and a prayer vigil for a victim of a snake bite. Includes discussions with church members who explain their reasons for handling serpents and the persecutions they have suffered
Topic: Snake cults (Holiness churches)
Educational Films
by NBC Television Network; McGraw-Hill Book Company
movies
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The Twisted Cross Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Uses the story of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi movement to trace the rise and fall of a dictator. Includes scenes extracted from a captured German film.
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Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, National socialism, National socialism
Educational Films
by Council for a Television Course in the Humanities for Secondary Schools; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
movies
eye 3,957
favorite 33
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Oedipus Rex: 1-- The Age of Sophocles SummaryPresents a discussion by Bernard Knox on the customs, culture and philosophy of the ancient Greeks. Explains the origins and conventions of the Greek theater and the story of Oedipus. The final lesson on Oedipus the King by Sophocles. Bernard Knox shows the change that comes over the hero after he learns the truth about the prophecy of Apollo which he has fulfilled. Using two selected scenes, Knox explains that Oedipus has gained true knowledge of...
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Topics: Sophocles, Sophocles, Oedipus Rex (Sophocles)
Educational Films
by Fossey, Dian; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
movies
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favorite 5
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Produced by the National Geographic Society
Topics: Fossey, Dian, Fossey, Dian, Gorilla, Mammals, Gorilla, Mammals
Educational Films
by United Nations. Radio and Visual Services Division. Visual Services; University of the State of New York; Great Plains National Instructional Television Library
movies
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favorite 65
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Videotape on reel and videocassette also issued
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Topics: Economic history, Economic development, Economic development, Economic history
Educational Films
by Belson, Jordan
movies
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A metaphor of creation. Spirals, circles, and abstract forms move against alternating dark and light backgrounds. An orb changes color, appearing in flash frames. Dots resembling stars or atoms and galaxies with shooting stars are created on the screen. The stars then order themselves into lines. Exploding sunbursts end the film. The film includes interference pattern imagery Belson created for the famous San Francisco Vortex Concerts (1959-1960). "I think of Allures as a combination of...
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Topics: Jordan Belson, Experimental films, Abstract films, Short films, Animated films, animation
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
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Narrator, Lary Lewman; producer and director, Irwin Rosten; writers, Irwin Rosen and Donald Cooper; supervising film editor, Sidney Platt; film editor, Carl E. Ziebe
Topics: Human body, Human physiology, Human body, Human physiology
Educational Films
by Lincoln Park Zoological Society
movies
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favorite 4
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Otto:Zoo Gorilla  Summary Takes a .ehind - the - scenes look at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. Focuses on the transfer of the great apes to new quarters, a delicate and dangerous process which afforded scientists an opportunity to gather data on the apes.
Topics: Gorilla, Gorilla, Zoos
Educational Films
by Bell, Shaun; Frizzell, Evan; Mahy, Margaret. Great white man-eating shark; Weston Woods Studios
movies
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favorite 11
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Based on the book: The great white man-eating shark /by Margaret Mahy
Topics: Children's films, Animated films, Animated films, Children's films
Educational Films
by Educational Foundation for Visual Aids (Great Britain); McGraw-Hill Book Company
movies
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favorite 14
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Principles of the Transistor SummaryBriefly discusses the early crystal set and the valve and its development. Gives a detailed explanation of how the germanium diode and./ia transistor function. A study of the life and culture of primitive African bushmen as portrayed through the experiences of four aborigines hunting a giraffe on the Kalihari Desert.
Topics: Transistors, Transistors
Educational Films
by Beck, Aaron T; Psychological & Educational Films
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Dr. Aaron T. Beck uses his techniques of cognitive therapy with the same client seen in the other segments
Topics: Beck, Aaron T., 1921-, Psychotherapy, Cognitive therapy, Thérapie cognitive, Cognitive therapy,...
Educational Films
by Walt Disney Productions; Buena Vista Distribution Company Walt Disney 16 mm Films
movies
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favorite 15
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Nature's Strangest Creatures Early childhood play reflects environment and home life. Close family relationships also emphasized.
Topics: Zoology, Zoology, Zoology
Educational Films
by McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980. Medium is the massage; National Broadcasting Company; McGraw-Hill Book Company
movies
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Issued in two parts
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Topics: McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980, McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980
Educational Films
by Thompson, E. Jane; Laurence, Karen; Suncoast Media, Inc
movies
eye 1,965
favorite 9
comment 0
Follows the beginning of a thirteen-year-old girl's transition from childhood to independence during a family visit to a great-aunt's lakeside cottage in 1964
Topics: Teenage girls, Teenage girls, Puberty, Sex instruction for girls, Puberty, Sex instruction for...
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
movies
eye 15,273
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The Miracle of Life Reel 1 A documentary which shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth.
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Topics: Human reproduction, Reproduction
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society (U.S.); Wolper Productions
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Also issued as videocassette
Topics: San (African people), San (African people)
Educational Films
by Attenborough, David, 1926-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films; Time-Life Video
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Title from data sheet
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Topics: Nature, Nature, Human ecology, Ecology, Nature
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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An adaptation of the book by George Selden about a country cricket with unique musical talents which lands in the middle of New York's Times Square where he and his new found friends put his unique musical skills to use and bring joy to the citizens of New York. Read the book here (link) Other films in this series: Yankee Doodle Cricket (TV special) See also: Mowgli's Brothers (TV special) Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (TV special) The White Seal (TV special)
Topics: Children's films, Crickets, Children's films
Educational Films
by Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980; Pyramid Films, inc
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Director, Dick Lester
Educational Films
by Harvard University. Film Study Center; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
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Documents one of the cultures of Melanesia, focusing on the Pentecost Island in the New Hebrides. Illustrates a unique ceremony designed to produce a good yam crop in which men jump from a wooden tower with vines tied to their ankles to stop their fall. Presents early colonial history and the development of the Republic to 1805. Composed of material selected from over 100 different feature films.
A/V Geeks
by Highway Safety Films.
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This film details the techniques used by amateur and professional shoplifters to steal over $6 billion in merchandise annually. Emphasizing how much of this stealing could be prevented ... A convicted shoplifter displays stealing methods under actual conditions and explains how employees could have prevented the thefts.
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Topics: Shoplifting, Retail trade -- Security measures.